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(Judaism) the honor of being called up to the reading desk in the synagogue to read from the Torah

(Judaism) immigration of Jews to Israel

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The fourth wave, beginning in the early 1990s, marked a turning point in the history of immigration to Israel, for two reasons.
In spite of this observation, Herman's contribution to the understanding of the role that song played in the negotiation of identities of Ethiopian Jews during the early days of immigration to Israel is valuable.
From 2007-9 the Adelson Institute for Strategic Studies in the Shalem Center was directed by Natan Sharansky who is now Chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, a quasi-governmental organisation advancing Jewish immigration to Israel including the illegal colonies.
His spokesman, Mark Regev, called the legislation part of a "multitiered strategy to deal with the challenge of illegal immigration to Israel.
I am very optimistic that within the next few weeks we will at last have a historic breakthrough which will allow the lost tribe of Bnei Menashe to return to Zion," Michael Freund, founder and chairman of Shavei Israel, a Jerusalem-based organisation that has been at the forefront of Bnei Menashe immigration to Israel, was quoted as saying.
The bill calls for an increase in Jewish immigration to Israel and money to help settle new Jewish immigrants.
In support of this reading, MacDonald shows that Jewish involvement in altering the intellectual discussion of race and ethnicity had long-term repercussions on United States immigration policy (American Jews have had no interest in proposing that immigration to Israel should be similarly multiethnic or that Israel should have an immigration policy that would threaten the hegemony of Jews in Israel).
Cvetkovic received Israeli citizenship by the law of Jewish immigration to Israel.
Yet, despite the great diversity of recent immigration to Israel, the limited number of studies of the new second generation advanced to date has been based for the most part on the "conventional" analytical frameworks of assimilation and ethnic identity formation within the perspective of homecoming migration.
With regard to immigration, past flows of Jewish immigration to Israel were substantial, contributing significantly to the growth of the Jewish-Israeli population.
CDATA[ A new first-of-its-kind museum will be built in a ship near Haifa, creating a virtual experience of anti-British clandestine immigration to Israel.
Two decades after the great wave of immigration to Israel in the wake of the fall of the Soviet Union, the Israeli writer Gilad Sharon sees a new opportunity to bring Jewish immigrants to Israel.
JAFI Says Jewish Immigration to Israel to Hit Nine-year High in 2009
Israel's Jewish Agency, the quasi-governmental body responsible for the immigration of Jews to Israel, said the early morning flight from Addis Ababa brought the final 65 Ethiopians eligible for immigration to Israel.
For example, the unrestricted mass immigration to Israel despite the great economic burden this imposed on the country, the reclaiming of the Negev desert, the building of the harbor of Eilat on the Red Sea, and the internationally disputed proclamation of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
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